Ex-Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was ‘all-in’ on possible boycott after Donald Sterling audio tapes were released
The Los Angeles Clippers were seriously considering boycotting Game 4 of their first round series against the Warriors, and it looks like Golden State was thinking about it too.
“I was all-in. Like shut down the whole season,” Iguodala said, via Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. “Maybe that was too far, but as far as that game that day, you can reschedule it, you gotta sort this thing out, because there’s some deep-rooted stuff with him that had to be addressed.”
The Warriors and Clippers ended up playing Game 4, with Golden State winning. The Clippers, though, wound up winning the series, 4-3.
The Clippers players took off their warm-up jerseys before Game 4 and wore only a red t-shirt. LA didn’t want anything to do with the word “Clippers” that day.
The NBA banned Sterling for life and forced him to sell the Clippers, who were bought by ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Ballmer has completely turned the Clippers around in just a short amount of time. In fact, this offseason, LA signed Kawhi Leonard and traded for Paul George to make the team legitimate title contenders.